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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-9059: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-846)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-9059: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-846)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
05/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/23/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The NFSv4 implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) by leveraging improper channel callback shutdown when unmounting an NFSv4 filesystem, aka a "module reference and kernel daemon" leak.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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